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Rod Lurie


Talented film critic-turned-director who burst onto the scene in late 2000 with his hotly debated political thriller The Contender (2000). That film launched Lurie into the spot of filmmakers-to-watch and stood out amongst a year's worth of mindless and politically empty films. Born in Israel, Lurie spent his childhood living in Connecticut and ... See full bio »

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(2008)
The Contender Writer
(2000)
Straw Dogs Writer
(2011)
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Monsters of God (TV Movie) (writer)
 2011 Straw Dogs (screenplay)
 2008/I Nothing But the Truth (written by)
 2007 I'm Paige Wilson (TV Movie)
  Commander in Chief (TV Series) (creator - 18 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (written by - 4 episodes, 2005) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unfinished Business (2006) ... (creator)
- Happy Birthday, Madam President (2006) ... (creator)
- The Elephant in the Room (2006) ... (creator)
- Ties That Bind (2006) ... (creator)
- The Price You Pay (2006) ... (creator)
  Line of Fire (TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Eminence Front: Part 2 (2004) ... (teleplay)
- The Senator (2004) ... (teleplay)
- Undercover Angel (2003) ... (writer)
- Pilot (2003) ... (writer)
 2004 Capital City (TV Movie) (written by)
 2002 The Nazi (Short) (screenplay)
 2000 The Contender (written by)
 1999 Deterrence (written by)
 1998 4 Second Delay (Short) (writer)
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Personal Quote:

My films are political, so when they get rated on anything you have to take into account that a lot of my attackers are hard-line Republicans. See more »

Trivia:

Has two children, Hunter and Paige. See more »

Trademark:

[Lurie pan] In a standard two-person conversation scene, instead of cutting between separate of shots of the actors speaking to each other, Lurie will often pan the camera from side-to-side to give it a one-take feel.

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